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Gerard Segarra, Francois J Phulpin: Distributed data processing system. U S Philips Corporation, James J Cannon Jr, February 7, 1984: US04430699 (115 worldwide citation)

A distributed data processing system having several local systems (LS) between which communication is provided via clearly defined functional layers. A functional coordination layer managed by systems intercommunication processors (SIP) is responsible for the functions of coordination, communication ...


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Gerard Segarra, Francois J Phulpin: System intercommunication processor used in distributed data processing system. U S Philips Corporation, Thomas A Briody, Jack E Haken, James J Cannon Jr, August 14, 1984: US04466063 (69 worldwide citation)

A distributed data processing system including a general, communications network, and a plurality of local systems which each include a central processing unit, associated memory, and at least one peripheral device. The control of the intercommunication is effected by respective systems intercommuni ...


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Gerard Segarra, Francois J Phulpin: Distributed data processing system having several local system and communication modules for use in such data processing system. U S Philips Corporation, James J Cannon Jr, August 2, 1983: US04396983 (45 worldwide citation)

A distributed data processing system including a general, passive, communications network, and a plurality of local systems which each have a central processing unit, associated memory, and at least one peripheral device. The control of the intercommunication is effected by respective system interco ...